WOW

Technology / Motorcycle / WOW: WOW is short for Women on Wheels, a national women's motorcycle association.

Pow Wow

Entertainment / Baseball / Pow Wow: A meeting on the playing field, usually involving several players and a coach who has come on to the field to talk strategy. MORE

Bow-Wow Theory

Entertainment / Literature / Bow-Wow Theory: In linguistics, the idea that language began when humans imitated animal noises or other natural sounds. Contrast with the yo-he-ho theory. MORE

Yo-He-Ho Theory

Entertainment / Literature / Yo-He-Ho Theory: In linguistics, the idea that language first began as a way to facilitate cooperative labor. Contrast with the bow-wow theory and the ding-dong theory. MORE

Pooh-Pooh Hypothesis

Entertainment / Literature / Pooh-Pooh Hypothesis: In linguistics, the idea that language began as emotional outbursts or surprised exclamations, contrast with the bow-wow theory, the ding-dong theory, and the yo-he-ho theory. MORE

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